In continuation of our commitment to support communities in combating pandemic, we will provide INR 29 million during the year 2021 for strengthening health care institutions, with a special focus towards community and government hospitals at urban and semi-urban areas. The grant will support more than 40 projects, with 25% allocation of funds for each of 4 geographical regions of India in an equitable manner. Ujjivan Small Finance Bank has provided INR 28 million through 26 projects during the year 2020 for supporting health care institutions for the treatment of COVID patients, supported frontline workers through distribution of PPE kits, masks and sanitizers, conducted covid awareness program for vulnerable communities and carried out food aid program for the people who lost livelihood due to pandemic. These initiatives have benefitted over 839,500 people across 19 states in India.
Recognizing it will take alignment of all our organizations to scale impact globally, we invite you to join the movement as a Steward of Inclusive Capitalism. Together, the collective action of Council members will contribute to a fairer, more inclusive and sustainable future for all people and our planet.